Pharmacytimes:Condition Center: Acid Reflux http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/acid-reflux/condition-rss Acid Reflux | PharmacyTimes en-us Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:37:15 EDT Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:37:15 EDT Connection Between PPI Use and Hypomagnesemia Remains Murkyhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Connection-Between-PPI-Use-and-Hypomagnesemia-Remains-MurkyA pair of new studies investigates the link between hypomagnesemia and use of proton pump inhibitors, but many questions remain.Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:54:18 EDTThroat Bracelet Helps Patients Suffering from Acid Refluxhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Throat-Bracelet-Helps-Patients-Suffering-from-Acid-RefluxThe LINX Reflux Management System, which was approved by the FDA in 2012, has demonstrated impressive results in a study involving 100 participants with long-term acid reflux.Mon, 13 May 2013 11:01:39 EDTHigh Doses, Long Durations: Veterans and GERD Treatmentshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/High-Doses-Long-Durations-Veterans-and-GERD-TreatmentsA study including military veterans indicates that proton pump inhibitors are frequently prescribed for extended periods at higher-than-recommended doses.Fri, 12 Apr 2013 09:08:01 EDTPPIs May Provide Solution for Questionable Aspirin Allergieshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/PPIs-May-Provide-Solution-for-Questionable-Aspirin-AllergiesMany patients who self-report aspirin allergies are actually experiencing less serious adverse reactions such as gastrointestinal discomfort and bleeding, and proton pump inhibitors can help solve these problems.Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:57:42 ESTDiabetes: A Risk Factor for PPI Failure?http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Diabetes-A-Risk-Factor-for-PPI-FailureDiabetes patients appear to be at significantly increased risk of experiencing proton pump inhibitor (PPI) failure. In addition, PPIs may be an effective means of increasing glycemic control in diabetes patients.Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:32:17 ESTAcid Reflux: The Search for Alternatives When PPIs Don’t Workhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Acid-Reflux-The-Search-for-Alternatives-When-PPIs-Dont-WorkResearchers are pursuing a variety of treatment options for the significant portion of patients whose reflux symptoms continue despite taking proton pump inhibitors.Thu, 04 Oct 2012 09:39:23 EDTWelcome to the Acid Reflux Condition Centerhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Welcome-to-the-Acid-Reflux-Condition-CenterAcid reflux is an extremely common problem, and pharmacists can play an important role in guiding patients to the appropriate OTC treatments for it.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:48:11 EDTHeartburn Persists Despite Taking Medicationhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Heartburn-Persists-Despite-Taking-MedicationFri, 20 Jul 2012 03:45:13 EDTCommonly Prescribed Acid Reflux Medication Not Helpful for Children With Asthmahttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Commonly-Prescribed-Acid-Reflux-Medication-Not-Helpful-for-Children-With-AsthmaFri, 20 Jul 2012 03:43:46 EDTIntroduction to Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseasehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Introduction-to-Gastroesophageal-Reflux-DiseaseFri, 20 Jul 2012 03:43:01 EDTExtraesophageal Manifestation of Acid Refluxhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Extraesophageal-Manifestation-of-Acid-RefluxExtrasophageal symptoms of acid reflux can confound diagnosis as they are very different from those that occur in and around the esophagus.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:40:11 EDTGERD: An Overview of Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseasehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/GERD-An-Overview-of-Gastroesophageal-Reflux-DiseaseDonald Castell, MD, director of the esophageal disorders program at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses topics related to gastroesophageal reflux disease.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:33:36 EDTNocturnal Awakenings: Acid Reflux as a Causehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Nocturnal-Awakenings-Acid-Reflux-as-a-CauseAccording to the results of a literature review, proton pump inhibitors can help prevent wakening during the night due to acid reflux.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:30:41 EDTMedically Speaking: GERDhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Medically-Speaking-GERDBruce Greenwald, MD, a gastroenterologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, offers an introduction to gastroesophageal reflux disease.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:29:42 EDTFDA: PPIs and Clostridium Difficilehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/FDA-PPIs-and-Clostridium-DifficileSteve Jackson, a pharmacist in the FDA’s division of drug information, warns that use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be associated with an increased risk of Clostridium difficile–associated diarrhea.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:28:20 EDTBetter Counseling May Help Deal With PPI Overusehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Better-Counseling-May-Help-Deal-With-PPI-OveruseClinicians need to modify their approach when informing patients of negative reflux testing results, according to the authors of a new study.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:20:46 EDTStudy: PPIs Don't Help Asthmatic Childrenhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Study-PPIs-Dont-Help-Asthmatic-ChildrenThe common practice of prescribing proton pump inhibitors to children with asthma appears to be without basis, according to the results of a study.Fri, 20 Jul 2012 03:14:23 EDTPetition Calls for Boxed Warning on PPIs http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Petition-Calls-for-Boxed-Warning-on-PPIs Acid-reducing drugs should come with warnings about the risks of long-term use, according to a watchdog group.Tue, 13 Sep 2011 10:27:00 EDT